With lightning speed, residents have galvanized to oppose a proposed 99-room hotel and residential development in the heart of Benedict Canyon. In only 48 hours, say residents, they have generated over 400 emails to the office of Los Angeles City Council member Paul Koretz to ask for his help and support to oppose the project.
Bel Air residents are ramping up the pressure in their fight against the oversized 901 Strada Vecchia megamansion, filing a lawsuit Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court against both the project’s developer Mohamed Hadid and the City of Los Angeles, demanding the demolition of the massive structure and a restoration of the unstable Bel Air hillside.
With a busy real-estate career and stable of loyal clients, Michael Libow still finds time to support Beverly Hills schools, especially performing arts programs. And his band, Rod Lightning & The Thunder Bolts of Love kicks off the annual Concerts on Canon series Thursday in Beverly Canon Gardens.
The oceanfront estate in San Clemente once owned by Richard M. Nixon and known as the Western White House during his presidency is up for sale at $63.5 million, down from its $75 million asking price three years ago, it was reported Tuesday.
Hilton & Hyland real estate agent Brandon Williams has authorized a request to review the all memoranda from the City Clerk and the County Registrar/Recorder County Clerk regarding disqualified signatures on the petition for a referendum to repeal the Basement Ordinance.
In a letter from the Beverly Hills City Clerk today, Byron Pope certified that there are insufficient signatures on the petition for a referendum to rescind the Basement Ordinance. The Ordinance stands. To qualify, the petition required the signatures of 10% of the City's registered voters, and it fell 25 signatures short.
Realtor Branden Williams is still the man behind the signature-gathering effort for a referendum to repeal the Basement Ordinance, despite a purported apology and resignation letter sent to the Courier by Hilton & Hyland only minutes before this paper went to press last week.
Tonight 6:30-8 p.m. the City will host the first of two scheduled Rent Stabilization Workshops to be held at Roxbury Park this week. The second workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. -12 p.m. on Saturday morning.
Efforts continue to gather signatures on a petition that will stop the City’s new Basement Ordinance from going into effect, overturning the will of the residents and the vote of the entire City Council for the benefit of real estate agent Branden Williams and his client billionaire developer Francesco Aquilini, who wish to build the project on Loma Linda Drive.